September 2019 Posts

Grant Students Extra Attempts - Canvas Quiz

Posted: September 27, 2019 12:00:00 AM CDT

Grant Students Extra Attempts - Canvas Quiz

You can grant access to an individual student, several students, or the entire class to have extra attempts on a quiz. If your quiz is locked, you can also manually unlock the quiz for a student, even if the student has not yet taken the quiz.  You can add extra attempts through accessing student quiz results or moderating the quiz.  Instructions to grand extra attempts for students on a Quiz.

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By: Shahla Alavi

Category: Information Technology Services, General

The Sleep Imperative

Posted: September 26, 2019 8:44:00 AM CDT

The Sleep Imperative

Assignments. Quizzes. Projects. Exams. Finals. It seems as if a college student’s life revolves around making deadlines and successfully completing coursework. But don’t forget trying to fit in a work schedule, social schedule, and a sleep schedule is just as important. It feels almost impossible to get everything accomplished within a semester as a college student. Most students compromise their sleep schedule to find time to accomplish those late-night projects or pull an...

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By: Heath Education

Category: Health Education, General

Attach a File to VidGrid Video

Posted: September 20, 2019 12:00:00 AM CDT

Attach a File to VidGrid Video

You may attach a file to your VidGrid video. instructions Navigate to your video through the VidGrid portal Double click the video to open it Click the more options icon - The three dots in the right side Choose Add attachments from the menu Watch Add File attachment (35 seconds)

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By: Shahla Alavi

Category: Information Technology Services

Time Management Tips

Posted: September 18, 2019 8:44:00 AM CDT

Time Management Tips

Do you ever feel like you don’t have enough time? As college students, the hours just seem to tick away, especially when Netflix is on. Research has shown that with effective time management students are likely to lower their level of anxiety and exhibit greater academic performance (Adams and Blair, 2019). The wing-it motto may be your preferred option but practicing time management can offer you real material benefits.It may seem daunting to plan and create a perfectly curated...

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By: Health Education

Category: General, Health Education

Auto Fill VS Flash Fill

Posted: September 13, 2019 8:44:00 AM CDT

Auto Fill VS Flash Fill

Flashfill automatically fills your data when it senses a pattern. For example, you can use Flash Fill to separate first and last names from a single column or combine first and last names from two different columns. Autofill is a very useful Excel feature. It allows you to create entire columns or rows of data which are based on the values from other cells. In other words, Excel compares the selected data and tries to guess the next values that will be...

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By: ITS

Category: Information Technology Services, General

How To Get Back Into the Swing of Things

Posted: September 10, 2019 9:50:00 AM CDT

How To Get Back Into the Swing of Things

  Whether you took some time off during the summer or you recently finished up your summer courses the season is changing and once again a new semester is ahead of us. Here are a couple of tips on how to get back into the swing of things once you start your new courses this fall. Start a routine Wake up, eat breakfast, and get ready. Easier said than done, right? Starting a routine each day is extremely important because it helps you mentally and physically be prepared for the next day...

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By: Shelby Hoffmann

Category: General, eCampus

Attend the Rural Health Forum

Posted: September 1, 2019 12:00:00 AM CDT

Attend the Rural Health Forum

On Wednesday, September 25, 2019, plan to attend the Global Perspective on Telecare and Rural Health Forum at UNK. This event is located in the Student Union, Poderosa Room from 8:30 am - noon and is FREE to the public. Dr. Marjie Heier will be the featured International Panelist. She is the Medical Director for the Chifundo Rural Health Center in Zambia. Panelists will include:   Mark Callahan of Mary Lanning Healthcare Cathrin Carithers, DNP, RN of UNMC Travis...

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By: The CBT Difference Staff

Category: Business and Technology

CBT Faculty Awarded and Promoted

Posted: September 1, 2019 12:00:00 AM CDT

CBT Faculty Awarded and Promoted

Congratulations to these award and promotion recipients! At the UNK's Chancellor's Convocation on August 23rd, several faculty were recognized for promotion and tenure: Angela Hollman of Cyber Systems, Sharon Obasi of Family Studies and Jeong Hoon Choi of Management were all promoted to Associate Professor. Greg Benson of Marketing, Agribusiness and Supply Chain and Brook Envick of Management were awarded tenure. Brenda Eschenbrenner was...

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By: The CBT Difference Staff

Category: Business and Technology

Fall 2019 Company Connections

Posted: September 1, 2019 12:00:00 AM CDT

Fall 2019 Company Connections

The College of Business and Technology's Career Center hosts area employers on campus regularly. This is one of the benefits of being a UNK CBT Career Center Partner. Companies spend a day in West Center interacting with students and sharing information about job opportunities and internships.

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By: The CBT Difference Staff

Category: Business and Technology

Featured CBT Student Internships

Posted: September 1, 2019 12:00:00 AM CDT

Featured CBT Student Internships

Jeffrey West, UNK senior in Accounting from Elm Creek, NE completed a summer internship with Lutz in Grand Island. Jeff worked in both the audit and tax divisions, having the opportunity to be involved with field work at the client location. He worked on tax returns, tax audits, and depreciation special projects. He believes internships are extremely important and beneficial leading to future opportunities for him including additional internship experiences and full-time career...

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By: The CBT Difference Staff

Category: Business and Technology, General

Recent Faculty Research

Posted: September 1, 2019 12:00:00 AM CDT

Recent Faculty Research

Basheer Qolomany Qolomany, B., A. Al-Fuqaha, A. Gupta, D. Benhaddou, S. Alwajidi, J. Qadir, A. Fong, "Leveraging Machine Learning and Big Data for Smart Buildings: A Comprehensive Survey," in IEEE Access, vol. 7, pp. 90316-90356, 2019. doi: 10.1109/ACCESS.2019.2926642 https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/abstract/document/8754678 Ben Brachle Waples, C. J., and Brachle, B. J. (2019). Recruiting millennials: Exploring the impact of CSR involvement and pay signaling on organizational...

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By: The CBT Difference Staff

Category: Business and Technology

Recent Faculty Research - Ngan Chau

Posted: September 1, 2019 12:00:00 AM CDT

Recent Faculty Research - Ngan Chau

Chau, N. N., Desiraju, R. (2019). Optimal Channel Structure of A Proprietary Component Manufacturer: The Impact of Price versus Quantity Competition. In Charles A. Ingene, James R. Brown and the late Rajiv P. Dant (Ed.), Handbook of Research on Distribution Channels (pp. 30-51). Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar Publishing. https://www.e-elgar.com/shop/handbook-of-research-on-distribution-channels

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By: The CBT Difference Staff

Category: Business and Technology

TRI-CITY AREA ECONOMIC FORUM

Posted: September 1, 2019 12:00:00 AM CDT

TRI-CITY AREA ECONOMIC FORUM

The fourth annual forum will take place on Friday, October 11 th in Hastings, NE. This event has become very popular for business professionals in the area. University experts present data about the region that can be useful when making important business and economic decisions. UNK's College of Business and Technology partners with the Economic Development Councils from Kearney, Hastings and Grand Island each year. This year’s event will kick off with a keynote address from...

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By: The CBT Difference Staff

Category: Business and Technology

UNK'S Council for Economic Education Recognized

Posted: September 1, 2019 12:00:00 AM CDT

UNK'S Council for Economic Education Recognized

The national organization, Council for Economic Education (CEE), has announced that the Nebraska Council on Economic Education is the 2019 Council for Economic Education State Council of the Year. Each year the award recognizes a CEE affiliate for their significant accomplishments, demonstrated best practices, and outstanding service in the state. There are five centers in Nebraska, with one located at UNK in the College of Business and Technology. The UNK Center this past year advocated the...

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By: The CBT Difference Staff

Category: Business and Technology

UNK CBT Faculty Receives Pratt-Heins Award and Engages in Development Fellowship

Posted: September 1, 2019 12:00:00 AM CDT

UNK CBT Faculty Receives Pratt-Heins Award and Engages in Development Fellowship

Dr. Brenda Eschenbrenner was recognized on August 23rd with the prestigious Pratt-Heins Faculty Award for her excellence in teaching, service, scholarship and research. This award has been presented annually for the past 38 years. Eschenbrenner is an associate professor in the department of accounting and finance. She joined UNK in 2010. Dr. Eschenbrenner was on sabbatical during the spring 2019 semester. During her sabbatical, she engaged in a research project which focused on identifying...

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By: The CBT Difference

Category: Business and Technology